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Central America, Caribbean and Mexico Soil Partnership

The Central America, Caribbean and Mexico Soil Partnership was established in October 2013 to enhance collaboration between member countries in the region. The partnership aims to facilitate knowledge exchange and overcome differences in information, capacity, investment and environmental challenges faced in the region. In this framework, national needs and priorities are translated into regional actions through the Central America, Caribbean and Mexico implementation plan, which is revised at the yearly regional plenary meetings.

List of countries

Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Granada, Bahamas, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Guyana, Nicaragua, Panama, Dominican Republic, Surinam, Santa Lucia. See the list of GSP national focal points.


Chair:  Mr. Olegario Muniz (Cuba)

Regional Coordinator: Ms. Rosa Cuevas Corona (GSP secretariat)

Five Working Groups were established for the five GSP pillars of actions and are chaired as follows:

Pillar 1 Chair: Mr. Axel Schmidt (Nicaragua)

  Pillar 2 Chair: Ms. Laura Bertha Reyes Sánchez (Mexico)

  Pillar 3 Chair: Mr. José Villarreal (Panama)

Pillar 4 Chair: Mr. Renato Jiménez (Costa Rica)

Pillar 5 Chair Ms. Floria Bertsch (Costa Rica)

Steering Committee

To achieve the goals of the partnership a Steering Committee was established with the following members :

  • Chair: Mr. Olegario Muniz (Cuba)
  • Vicechair: Mr. Hugo Tobías (Guatemala)
  • Other members: Mr. Daniel Lewis (Granada), Mr. Joan Morrison (Jamaica), Mr. Ramon Cardoza (México), Mr. Luis Ávarez (Honduras) y Mr. Reynaldo Mendoza (Nicaragua).

Recent events and trainings in the region

Annual meetings


2018 Panama City

Third Central America, Caribbean and Mexico Soil Partnership plenary meeting, Panama City, Panama, 20 - 22 Feb 2018

Details of the event | Agenda | Report | Presentations | Photogallery

2015 La Habana

Second Central America, Caribbean and Mexico Soil Partnership plenary meeting, La Habana, Cuba, 1 - 2 Jun 2015

Second comunicado de La Habana | Report | Presentations | Photogallery

2013 La Habana

Launch of the Central America, Caribbean and Mexico Soil Partnership, La Habana, Cuba, 30 Sep - 3 Oct 2013

Comunicado de La Habana | Agenda | Report | Presentations | List of participants | Photogallery



2019 Mexico City

The second LATSOLAN meeting, Mexico City, Mexico, 12 - 14 Mar 2019

Details of the event | Agenda | Highlight | Presentations | Report | Photo gallery

2016 Ibague

Institutional and legal framework of Sustainable Soil Management (SSM), South America Soil Partnership, Ibague, Colombia, 27 - 30 Jun 2016

Details of the eventReport | Presentations | List of participants | Photogallery